Exams without medical order

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Imaging Diagnosis receives several queries from members regarding the examination without a medical request, that is, the patient who comes to the imaging service spontaneously, wanting to undergo an examination. Article 37 of the Code of Medical Ethics is emphatic in prohibiting the prescription of treatments or other procedures … Continue lendo

Examination and report without medical order

A subject that always comes back to the agenda in consultations formulated by the members of the Brazilian College of Radiology and Image Diagnosis (CBR) refers to the performance of exams and the elaboration of reports without a medical request. After all, is it allowed or not to carry out tests and prepare the respective report without a medical request? Such conduct can… Continue lendo